Into Russia.....St Petersburg and Moscow July 12th 2008 Looking back, I don't think that we really got a lasting impression of St Petersburg. Whether this was due to some 'travel weariness' or because we felt like we'd already seen similar sights in other European cities, I don't know. We did enjoy the few days we spent in St Petersburg though and we did our fair share of exploring.
St Petersburg has nice buildings. It has very old buildings. It h ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Saint Petersburg Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
We left Australia on 17th January 2008, and headed to China (via south east Asia) to live and work.
In June/July 08 we spent 2 months travelling overland from western Europe back to Asia via the Trans-Siberian railway.
Now back in China for a while.....
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